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PBS
Jul 23, 2011 12:00pm PDT
no knowledge of wrongdoing, but our shareholders happy? >> the admission from rupert murdoch that he knew little or nothing about what was happening in certain parts of his business empire does not encourage confidence. >> a much anticipated event, but did it deliver? will anything change? >> i am an optimist. i think if they did not change, that we will get a more accountable and responsible press that is not capable of committing criminal acts. >>> rupert murdoch and his son, james, faced a grilling as british politicians attempted to find out if they know anything about alleged phone hacking. both denied any knowledge of wrongdoing and were apologetic about what went on. he described the day as the most humble of his life. investors seemingly approved of what was said. news corp.'s share price rose by the close of sale tuesday. has the storm been weathered? has dominatedng politics here for weeks, but is it just a storm in a british teacup? a global tycoon like rupert murdoch must hope so. >> "the news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. we employ 350,000 people around the wo
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 12:00pm PDT
for rupert murdoch's news corp.. the fbi has involved itself and says it has opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that news corp. journalists sought to gain access to the phone records of victims of the september 11th attacks. members of congress from both parties have called for an inquiry as to whether u.s. citizens were being targeted. i spoke to senator barbara boxer, who sent a letter to the department of justice asking for a full investigation. but first, how the crisis has spread. >> rupert murdoch's troubles may have broken out in the british corner of his empire, but the contagion is spreading fast to his businesses worldwide. in his home and australia, where he owns almost 150 titles, the company is checking all editorial content from the past five years. politicians are wary. >> i have been pretty shocked and disgusted to see the revelations we have seen in the united kingdom's, some of the things that have been done to intrude on people's privacy. >> more seriously, the contagion spread to murdoch's adopted home, the united states, where he is now a naturalized citize
PBS
Jul 9, 2011 12:00pm PDT
phone hacking of murder victims and their families. where does this leave rupert murdoch's news coverage. >> they will lose money, they will lose advertising. you start off with some on sunday. you can make a whole lot of money. >> is the role of government to make us all feel happier about ourselves? we speak to a psychologist who says yes. the news of the world has spent much of its life as the highest selling english-language newspaper but it will now cease to exist. the paper will be published following a string of phone hacking allegations. it hacked into the parents of murdered school children and those killed in iraq. >> rupert murdoch bought "the news of the world," at the tail end of the 60 plus. back then, he was in a corner fighting. >> yesterday, he said that i'm not eating came through. >> the closure of the "news of the world," is a sign of murdoch loss ruthless expediency. film and tv, the u.s., and around the world have long ago taken over as the cash accounts -- cash cows. companies have been falling over themselves to pull advertising from the tabloid. murdoch plus peop
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)